Scores

Final OT

Long Beach St 77

(15-6, 8-0 Big West)

UC Riverside 70

(10-10, 4-3 Big West)

    10:00 PM ET, January 26, 2012

    SRC Arena, Riverside, California

    1 2 OT T
    LBSU 27 36 1477
    UCRV 28 35 770

    Top Performers

    Long Beach St: J. Ennis 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    UC Riverside: P. Martin 31 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Long Beach St. 77, UC Riverside 70

    Associated Press

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Casper Ware scored 11 of his 18 points in overtime, leading Long Beach State to a 77-70 victory over UC Riverside on Thursday night.

    James Ennis scored 16 points and hit the 3-pointer that put the 49ers ahead to stay with 3:09 left in overtime.

    T.J. Robinson had his 48th career double-double with 10 points and 15 rebounds for Long Beach State (15-6, 8-0 Big West). Larry Anderson added 15 points and Eugene Phelps 12.

    Phil Martin scored 31 points for the Highlanders (10-10, 4-3), who dropped their second straight. David Chavarria added 10.

    Long Beach State won its eighth in a row and ran its Big West regular-season winning streak to 16 games.

    The 49ers shot only 39 percent but sank 26 of 36 free throws to 8 of 11 for the Highlanders. The lead changed hands 15 times, and neither team led by more than eight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LBSU
    UCRV
    Points 77 70
    FG Made-Attempted 23-59 (.390) 28-64 (.438)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 6-18 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 26-36 (.722) 8-11 (.727)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 8

    2011-12 Season

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